2019 GARDEN RESOURCE PROGRAM APPLICATIONS ARE NOW AVAILABLE! If you’re planning to tend a garden or farm in Detroit, Hamtramck, or Highland Park this year consider joining Keep Growing Detroit’s Garden Resource Program. Members not only get technical support from our talented garden development staff, they receive seeds, Detroit grown transplants, and other essential gardening resources. To enroll on-line or download an application click here.
SHARE GOOD FOOD WITH YOUR FAMILY THIS FALL! Enroll in KGD’s 8-week Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program and/or Thanksgiving Share here. All produce is grown at the KGD Farm in the Eastern Market District without pesticides, herbicides, or GMO products. Cash, checks, credit card, and EBT card payments are accepted!
UPCOMING CLASSES & GROWER GATHERINGS! Keep Growing Detroit is hosting a ton of great events this fall including many cooking classes designed to help growers prepare healthy meals and use up all of their harvest! If you would like to attending a cooking class or learn a handy new skill like how to use culinary herbs, manage the health and fertility of your soil, farm planning, or hoophouse construction check out our list of classes for September – December.
KGD FALL FEST Join us for for Fall Fest on Saturday, October 19th from 2-4PM at the KGD Farm located at 1850 Erskine (corner of Orleans and Wilkins) in the Eastern Market District. There will be lots of fall fun for the whole family. Tour the KGD farm, help plant next years garlic crop, visit the kid’s tent, and sample seasonal produce from the farm. We’ll also have 2 garlic planting demonstrations and GRP members in attendance will be able to pick up their “Motown” variety garlic seed for their fall planting!
VOLUNTEERS NEEDED! We are activley looking for groups (between 10 and 100 people) to volunteer at the KGD Farm in the Eastern Market District as well as other gardens and farms across Detroit that we support through the Garden Resource Program. If you’re interested please contact us.
2018 WAS AN EVENTFUL YEAR FOR KEEP GROWING DETROIT. Last year Keep Growing Detroit supported a record breaking 1,603 Detroit urban gardens and farms. These gardens and farms helped 24,362 residents grow and connect to an abundance of fresh fruits and vegetables. Read all about all of our accomplishments in our 2018 Annual Report here.
HAVE A QUESTION? Do you need support with your garden project? Contact us anytime with questions.